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U.S. Immigration Law Research Starting Points: Briefs+

Guide created for Brooklyn Law School's Safe Harbor Project

Briefs, Pleadings & Motions

$ Bloomberg Law: On home screen in box Popular Links, click: Dockets Search

Safe Harbor Project participants: this is your most comprehensive, searchable collection of documents filed in U.S. federal court cases.  State court dockets coverage varies by state.

$ Lexis+: Briefs, Pleadings & Motions

$ Westlaw Edge: Briefs

$ Westlaw Edge: Practice Area: Immigration > Immigration Briefs

$ Westlaw Edge: Practice Area: Immigration > Trial Court Documents

Supreme Court of the United States > tab: Case Documents

$ The Making of Modern Law: U.S Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978

In BLS Library's SARA catalog record above, click link: ACCESS ONLINE VERSION -- (MOML) -- REMOTE ACCESS RESTRICTED TO CURRENT BLS COMMUNITY -- SEE PROXY INSTRUCTIONS.

U.S. federal court website links

For older case documents in well-known cases, also try: Internet Archive

Safe Harbor Project participants need to tell their librarian team member whether briefs are available in $ AILALink...

Tip: See home page of this guide for Brief Analysis tools.